Hello Gardenistas!

Grab your coffee or tea and sit back for oh probably too many photos of the Seattle Garden Show…

it was a visual treat and yet at the same time totally overwhelming…is that possible?

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Takeaways…if I could do it over again I would have gone during the week and not on a Saturday.

And next year I’ll spend an extra day to attend seminars.

And I’ll take more notes.

There’s just too much to see and do.

And way too crowded on a weekend.

I thought I took more photos but now I realize I didn’t.

I’ll blame the crowds.

Um…I mean fellow gardening crazies…

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Come along with me…let’s get started!

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 We were enchanted with America the Beautiful theme gardens this year.

This was “High Desert Beauty”…{as in Oregon high desert}…

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Not sure about this one…{translation – I didn’t take notes}…

oh but I’m a sucker for Adirondack chairs…

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 the “Tiny Tetons”…

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 loved this wood kayak!!! And of course the tulips…my fave flower.

I’d like this for my back yard 🙂

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“Southwest Serenity”

{I miss the desert this time of year}

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 “From Sea to Shining Sea”

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Looks like glamping to me!!!

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Too cute!

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 Oh my feathered girls would so love this!!!

Well, actually, they probably wouldn’t care…but I think it’s totally hip.

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 Fun design everywhere…

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 I wanted to take this…

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and this home…

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and how cool are these lights in this greenhouse?

Hmmm…I think I’ve seen similar lights at Target or Lowe’s….I’ll have to check it out soon.

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 Mr. Denim went nuts over this cedar greenhouse…{no that’s not him}

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love these round aluminum troughs…

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and I think I want to make this strawberry box…it was at a booth for DunnDIY.com…they have good ideas!

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Cute garden decor…

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 cool birdhouses on top shelf…and witty signs…

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Loved these heirloom-quality wood garden tools made in Montana …

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and of course Lee Valley for the {expensive} ultimate in garden tools.

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 All kinds of living green things to buy…

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artsy salmon to display in your garden…

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 wish now that I would have bought this sign…

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succulents by the dozens…

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cute displays…

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and of course seeds and more seeds…

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 in the vintage marketplace area…

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this totally caught my eye…well duh…COLOR!

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Almost bought this $25 tray but thought we could make one or three instead 😉

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 decorative birdhouse stakes…and lily bulbs…

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and oh my…Mr. Denim went nuts {again} over this…

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so guess what we brought home?

You gotta see my post soon about his 1,000 new pet worms…

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After a long and busy day at the show we enjoyed a meal at our favorite place in Gig Harbor {across Puget Sound}.

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Then just HAD to take the Bainbridge Island ferry back to Seattle.

My absolute favorite $20 splurge.

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 It doesn’t get any better than this…

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 Thanks for a fun weekend!


This is our month to really get started 🙂

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